Metabolic Syndrome or Pre-diabetes? Neither…Early Diabetes

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness month, we would like to share posts and articles from various people who work with or are directly affected by diabetes. To start us off, we asked Robert F. Dons, MD, PhD to share his thoughts  about the different terms used to describe diabetes or prediabetes. I personally have had the pleasure of meeting […]

Power of 10

  Quick!  What’s your first reaction to these 3 words…Just 10 pounds? It’s interesting. These 3 words can evoke a different response from different people depending on their past experiences and how they view their future.  Discouraged: A person who has 50 or more pounds to lose might not be able to see the significance in losing […]

Couldn’t Have Said It Better: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

We frequently come  across articles or posts that really echo our belief about the importance of preventing prediabetes from developing into full-blown type 2 diabetes. Here’s one that we recently found on Women to Women. (Disclaimer: Neither the  J.Moss Foundation nor the Skinny Gene Project  endorse any products or services offered by Women to Women. The information provided […]

Getting Rid of the Jiggle Around Your Middle

By Emily Barr, MS,RD,CNSC Whether you have a little extra around the middle, a muffin top, a little baby fat, a spare tire, love handles, or a beer belly, you need to know you are at risk! Some of these terms of endearment, or some not so glamorous terms for extra weight around the waistline, […]